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Experience: Very Experienced
Compensation: Paid Assignments Only
Genres: Art
Editorial
Erotic
Fetish
Glamour
Lifestyle
Lingerie
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Last activity: Jun 10, 2014
Joined: May 11, 2005


Restrained Photo

Male
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Restrained PHOTO

Mayhem #5730
Photographer


MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/RestrainedPhoto

About me
I take dark, fetish- or bondage-oriented thoughts and visions, painstakingly plan out environments and scenes to realize them, then carefully choose models to be part of the storytelling photos which result. I've got a fancy-ass camera and billion-dollar lights and outta-sight props, but none of that really matters. All the important work happens in the brains and bodies of the people involved. I shoot photos, but I don't shoot photos of naked chicks. Naked, and typically restrained-looking, chicks are critical elements of all the work I do, but most of the erotic, titillating bits are what ISN'T shown and what the image creates in YOUR head. That's what I seek to do, spark something deep in your head, that being good or bad is the viewer's job.

My day job and my awesome model wife take up most of my time, so I don't get a chance to shoot very often. Photography isn't what pays my bills, so some people don't like it when I say "I'm a professional photographer." Validation that the results are impactful should be apparent (or not) just by looking at one's portfolio. The degree of professionalism should be apparent from talking to models and MUAs that I've worked with. Please do both: look at what I produce and talk to those who've been critical to the results. You decide.

When I do work, everyone involved gets paid for their time. If you want to do some kind of trade thing, you probably want to talk to my wife. I'm no David Hilton with the gift of being able to produce hundreds of incredible nudes just by hanging out with a gorgeous model for an afternoon. I'm a OCD planner lone wolf insane creative person that can do interesting things with ideas that sprouted in my own head from the decades of fertilizer material and experience which has collected there. Give me no planning time and just "how about nylons and Cracker jack boxes" and you can't expect the same intricate, rich, startling work you'll see on the following pages. I'm just not that kind of photographer. Don't fret; you can find those if that's what you're after. Just keep looking.

If you do want to be part of my kind of work, drop me a line. If you are on my "gotta shoot with" list, let me know if you're ever near Philly. rp@restrainedphoto.com or www.RestrainedPhoto.com

Models: listen up!

Are you a newbie? Are you a professional model? Either way, you have to treat modeling like a job and check references before wasting your time on deadbeat or scammer photogs.

It is honestly sad when someone stands you up for a shoot or, worse yet, shoots with you and then skates out without paying. That sucks, cuts into your livelihood and makes this gig less appealing. For us legit photogs, it makes us look bad as well.

Avoid it all together: check references before agreeing to do a shoot. Ask to see the release beforehand. Demand to see payment before you start shooting. Bring an escort.

Those of us who care and treat this as a career, a profession, won't mind. We want you to enjoy the work, get paid, and look forward to working together again.

New models

If you're new to modeling, you should spend a bit of time checking out this site www.newmodels.com to answer some of your career questions and set your expectations. If you plan to be a fetish model, you can throw out all the must-be-this-tall and must-be-in-NYC comments, but some of the rest of the site's guidance is good.

Credits
Where you can see RP's work
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http://www.RestrainedPHOTO.com

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gorgeous girls, unyielding restraints, dark sinister stories

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Articles

Exhibitions

Models who helped make the images

Jessica Marsh, OMP 24120, MM 21222
Vivian Ireene Pierce, OMP 51126, MM 17473
Sophie Hunter, OMP 8533
Victoria Lane, OMP 20879, MM 370
Julie Simone, OMP 10716, MM 37281
Eisa, OMP 46804
Shauna Shuler, OMP 14774, MM 25214
Renee, OMP 70575, MM 630
Sasha Russo, OMP 67542
Isobel Wren, OMP 113590, MM 23168
Claire Adams, OMP 20333
Kelly, OMP 82701
Ester A, OMP 132462, MM 25740
V. Lexx (MUA), OMP 93878
Jin-ho Jung, OMP 140802, MM 8342
Julie, OMP 38445, MM 3006
Celestial Sinn, OMP 148564, MM 2233
Sunshine, OMP 92888
Stacy, OMP 88246, MM 13440
Robin, OMP 105900
SaraLiz, OMP 153246, MM 23425
Stormey, OMP 188843, MM 23314
Ricki, OMP 188603
Kaley, OMP 155972, MM 17185
Savannah, OMP 15912, MM 11303
ObsessionsMuse, MM 20570
Fayth, OMP 34681, MM 21347
Eden, OMP 178229, MM 17999
Carlotta Champagne, OMP 149902, MM 3155
Amber G, OMP 11142, MM 10541
Neon, MM 191481
Candy Poses, OMP 211518, MM 62156
Miss Runia, OMP 237495, MM 130137
Sapphire
Uma von Diehl, MM 14779
Vittoria Mari, MM 8349
Amber Bennici, MM 121898
Carly Erin, OMP 184887, MM 13378
Shawn Farrel, MM 259659
Danielle Trixie, OMP 235832, MM 109506
Violet Vim, MM 40848
Lystra, MM 206894
Sara X, MM 47617
Kerri Taylor OMP 39743, MM 982
Cheri Love MM 445030
Amaya Solace MM 161666
Sabrina Fox MM 78813
Madalynn Raye MM 285355
Jess Price MM 419474
Susie Belle MM 471468
Shurrin MM 99810
Mina Meow MM 281899
Natalie Minx MM 26618
Lysi E LaVoie MM 1011028
Kendra James, MM 23585
Vassanta, MM 209943
Paige Turner, MM 1190524
Renee Grey, MM 860819

MUAs who focused the images

Alyssa, Fredericksburg VA, OMP
Amanda Craft, Tampa-Orlando,  MM 10248
Stephani, Make You Up, MM 135163
Shelley Illmensee, Richmond VA, MM 1276197

Lists
outstanding, stellar work... time and time again   11 pics
wardrobe for next RP shoot   20 pics
the plan   16 pics
enviable style   4 pics
Richmond VA   0 pics
the perfect pose   105 pics
the perfect outfit   20 pics
Car wash!   2 pics
Kinky events... sign me up!   1 pics
Looking for a new secretary   4 pics
catalog   22 pics
RP's list of great ties   3 pics
Bondage images RP loves   25 pics
RP loves devious and sinister props   4 pics
subtle superb posing   8 pics
RP loves sex kittens and stockings   28 pics
RP's list of excellent pin up and boudoir shots   6 pics
portfolios worth coming back to   120 pics
Restrained PHOTO's work on other profiles   19 pics
Before I die gotta shoot with bellissima   149 pics
bring out the latex   39 pics
RP's guide ot the best fetish and BDSM art   16 pics
RP's nurses and syringes   34 pics
RP likes French maids   26 pics
RP's storytellers   81 pics
RP's nearby reputable photographers   6 pics
RP's list of great locations   127 pics
brilliant lighting   76 pics
RP's list of designers and MUAs   2 pics
RP's wish list - I want to hire you   76 pics
RP's list of real artists   105 pics
RP's list of fetish models   152 pics
RP's list of fetish photographers   210 pics
secret agents, super heroes, aliens and racers   80 pics
dammit this is a NO SMILING zone   179 pics
RP's list - excellent models   16 pics
Restrained Photo's list of killer photos   253 pics


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